Ellis Act

Disabled Woman Facing Eviction Expected To Be Removed From Her SF Apartment WednesdayDozens of people in San Francisco are standing up for a disabled woman about to get evicted Wednesday.
San Francisco Tenants Rights Group Says Illegal Use Of Unit Evictions On The RiseA new report, released by a tenants rights group in San Francisco this week, finds while Ellis Act evictions dropped nearly 50 percent in 2014, illegal eviction attempts are on the rise in the city.
SF Renter Says Landlord Is Raising Her Rent 400 Percent With $12,500 Security DepositA San Francisco renter posted online a letter she received from her landlord which raises her rent by 400 percent, and adds a 12,500 damages deposit to her lease in an effort to force her to leave.
SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation PaymentsSan Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.
San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck DownSan Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.
Protesters Storm SF Hayes Valley Shoe Store; Claim Property Owner Is Ellis Act Evicting Several TenantsPolice were called to a Paolo Shoes store in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley Thursday after about 30 protesters stormed the business.
Landlords Challenge San Francisco Law That Compensates Evicted Tenants Through Relocation Fees In Court A pair of senior citizens who live in a small home in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood say it’s unfair that they should have to pay $117,000 to help their evicted tenant find a new place to live.
San Francisco Tenants Facing Ellis Act Eviction Granted Rare Victory By Judge A rare victory for tenants of a San Francisco apartment facing an Ellis Act eviction by their landlord was handed down by a Superior Court judge Tuesday.
More SF Landlords Evicting Tenants Without Any Evidence, According To New Housing ReportA new report shows a rising trend of San Francisco landlords evicting tenants for alleged nuisances that include cooking late at night and parking a car outside of the lines.
Judge Refuses To Block SF Law Increasing Relocation Payments To Evicted Tenants; Trial Put On Fast TrackA federal judge in San Francisco declined Friday to issue an immediate order blocking a new city law that sharply increases the relocation payments landlords must give tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Loan Program That Helps Non-Profits Acquire Buildings To Protect Low-Income Tenants From Displacement San Francisco is setting aside $3 million from the city’s affordable housing pool to protect low-income residents from being displaced from their apartments as part of a new non-profit loan program.
Tenants Rights’ Group Protests Against ‘Illegal’ Share Rentals In San Francisco’s North Beach Demonstrators in San Francisco have posted neon green warning signs on the outside of some apartments where the director of the Tenants Union says people have been evicted under the Ellis Act and landlords are now renting apartments through websites like Airbnb and VRBO.